A Whale (Shark) of a Celebration

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This INTERNATIONAL WHALE SHARK DAY, sink your teeth into these impressive facts about the world’s largest fish.

Whale sharks (scientific name Rhincodon typus) are magnificent creatures that serve as a testament to our ocean’s incredible biodiversity. Each year, we celebrate the tenacity of this endangered species on INTERNATIONAL WHALE SHARK DAY.

Docile by nature; whale sharks welcome the presence of scuba divers and researchers alike, in every ocean except the Mediterranean. Despite their size and affability, there are still many mysteries about the whale shark that we have yet to uncover. Dive into these facts about Whale Sharks:

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